Bret Michaels and Fall Out Boy 's Pete Wentz are among the stars scheduled to appear on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The two-hour broadcast airs Sunday, August 31 on ABC, beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
The Poison frontman will be one of several artists giving "one-of-a-kind" performances of their songs on the telecast, while Wentz is one of the celebrity presenters. Other performers include Josh Groban , Aloe Blacc , Jason Derulo , Matt Nathanson , American Authors , and country stars Rascal Flatts and LeAnn Rimes .
Addtional presenters include Brad Paisley , Kesha , Jordin Sparks and Ludacris , as well as Alyssa Milano , Nashville's Charles Esten , Tom Bergeron and more. In addition, five families will share their stories of what it's like to live with muscular dystrophy.
You can call, text or donate online at MDA.org . This is the 49th installment of the telethon: the first aired in 1966, on a single TV station in New York City. It's since become the most successful fundraising event in TV history.
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